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obama's trip to israel, a conferring with the former u.s. ambassador to that country martin indyk. the stakes are high. the question on the table can the president restart the middle east peace effort that eludes the region. conversation with martin indyk coming up right now. >> there's a saying that dr. king had, he said it's always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we're only halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have a lot of work to do. wal-mart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and my contribution to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: when president obama touches down in israel on wednesday, he'll bring with him a full agenda. first, there is the expectation that meaningful peace talks between the israelis and palestinians can be restarted. with the new secretary of state john kerry along on this trip, some in the administration hope a new
across the board now. so, yes. >> thanks very much. barack obama is set to arrive in israel on wednesday. it will be his first official visit as u.s. president. israel and the u.s. are, of course, close allies, but obama did not travel to the country during his first term. >> that decision was widely considered a snub of israel, and many israelis view the u.s. leader with a bit of skepticism. winning over public opinion is a top priority on this trip along with the stalled middle east peace process and iran's nuclear peace program. >> the white house is on a charm offensive. last week, barack obama spoke on israeli television, addressing directly some of israel's concerns. > i have been crystal clear about my position on iran possessing a nuclear weapon -- that is a red line for us. it is something that would not only be dangerous for israel but would be dangerous for the world, dangerous for u.s. national security interests. >> in washington, it is no secret that obama does not have a good relationship with israel's prime minister, benjamin netanyahu. even if they put on a united front
. >>> and on the eve of president obama's trip to the middle east, andrea joins us live from israel with a look at what to expect. >>> but first an extended st. patrick's day celebration at the white house as the president hosts ireland's prime minister. >> i want to welcome you, thank you for giving me an excuse to break out my green tie. >> it's a real opportunity to celebrate st. patrick's week, i have a second tie for the president if he so wishes and of course, there is a standing open invitation to president obama to come back to ireland. >>> i'm luke russert live in washington, we'll check in with andrea, who is in jerusalem in a moment. but first, breaking news out of nevada -- the u.s. military says an overnight live fire training accident at the hawthorne army depot in western nevada has killed at least seven marines. nbc's chief pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski joins me with the latest. obviously this happened late last night. the news started breaking this morning. what have we learned in the last few hours since i spoke to you? >> well, as you said, luke, this occurred during a liv
obama is preparing for his first trip to israel as president and the first trip since the arab spring. the first leg of this four-day trip begins in just hours. air force one will depart from joint base andrews, headed to tel aviv, israel. president obama will meet israeli president shimon peres and benjamin netanyahu. then in jerusalem, president obama will hold separate meetings with netanyahu and peres. the form he residence already hoisting a u.s. flag and even rolled out a red carpet for the president. while in jerusalem, mr. obama will also view the dead sea scrolls and visit an official holocaust memorial. the center piece of this trip will be a speech to israeli college and university students. the president will receive a medal of distinction. the trip also includes a trip to the west bank with a stop in ramallah. he will meet with mr. abbas. he will also visit the church of the nativity in bethlehem. then the president will travel to jordan and meet with king abdullah. joining us to talk about his trip, p.j. crowley and msnbc contributor, good to see both of you this afterno
from president obama. israel is rolling out the red carpet for mr. obama's arrival on wednesday. the president will visit israel, the west bank and jordan during his three-day trip. >>> vice president joe biden is in rome to attend the installuation mass. crews are working to prepare for tomorrow's ceremony. hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend. >>> back here in the states, chilling new details about the young man who gunned down 20 children in the newtown massacre. the new york daily news said adam lanza kept a large spreadsheet seven feet long detailing mass murders from the past. a special panel released the preliminary report. recommended universal background checks, a ban on high capacity magazines and more school security specifically classroom doors that can be locked from the inside. >>> another possible mass murder averted. police say 30-year-old james was planning an attack at the university of central florida in orlando. police believe the business student pulled the fire alarm just after midnight in a large dorm to lure all of the students in the op
will show off to obama. the president will be in israel for the first time tomorrow. >>> "new york times" a lead story syrian rebels pick u.s. citizen to lead interim government. he's a naturalized american born syrian. >>> king of the high wire, nik wallenda is getting ready to do it all over again. you might remember his last stunt. a walk across the niagara falls. he plans to walk over the grand canyon. this will be his greatest height yet a stunning 1500 feet and shockingly he'll do it without a safety harness. >>> i criticized him because of the safety harness he used over the falls. >>> just in time for easter a chinese hen is laying large eggs. the hen started laying larger-than-life eggs three weeks ago. this one was half a pound. inside there were not only two yolks but separate egg with a shell. >> any what came first jokes we can get out of that? >> how many omelets can you get out of that? time now for an early look at the day ahead, and this day in history. ten years ago today on march 19, 2003 president bush announced the country was going to war in iraq. operation iraqi fr
obama, but succeed on the public part of the trip. it is two trips in one to israel. the public part, you'd be hard- pressed to find a ford minivan'' worth of israelis that are anti- american. they want to like an american president. whatever their differences, for the most part, every stop along the visit is designed, choreographed to touch deeper chords in israeli society, whether it is the shrine of the books, or the stop at hertzel's tomb, or talking to israeli kids about their future in the 21st century. these are things obama will do very well at. i think this trip -- i would be surprised if it is not a success. there'll be some pickups, -- some hiccups, but the big piece, the public part i think is going to be successful to the extent it can. the way i see it, some say obama is just checking a box. i think he sees that the way towards managing his relationship with the israeli government runs through the israeli public. it does not mean that netanyahu is completely poll focused. i think the issue of iran as a gut issue for netanyahu. it is not just looking at public opinion. c
in israel. he is waiting for president obama who arrives in jerusalem tomorrow morning. good morning. >> good to be with you. >> i want to ask you, we sit here ten years later and you spent a tremendous amount of time in that part of the world. what is our standing in the world now after the invasion of iraq and obviously what we said was going to happen, we were going to sprout up with democracies and did not occur right away. there was a revolution in libya and other areas. what is our standing right now? >> the peak of u.s. power was probably right after the u.s. invasion. the u.s. went in and toppled saddam hussein and iran was frightened at the time. the syrian regime was worried that tanks would start heading out of baghdad and go to damascus. once the civil war began in iraq and sunnis and shiites started to fight and american troops were caught in the quagmyre, there was invincibility that started to break. right now we are in a situation where events are taking place so quickly, the united states is not a factor right now. the u.s. looked weak in iraq and now in egypt and li
house middle east advisers discussed president obama's trip to israel. that is followed by senator carl levin, chairman of the armed services committee, and u.s. defense and foreign policy. later a discussion on expanding coverage under the health care law for the lgbt community. >> president obama is set to arrive in israel on wednesday, followed by a was -- a visit to the west bank and a final stop in jordan, during his first overseas trip in his second term. two former middle east advisers discussed theouse president's trip. from the washington institute, this is 90 minutes. >> good afternoon. and welcome to the washington institute. i am the director of the institute. i'm very happy to welcome all of you today. just at the outside, if i could remind you, cell phone off please. not just on a vibrate. this event is being live streamed for our thousands of fans around the world. the event is being broadcast by c-span. -- say ng you can say can and will be used against you. we are gathered here today because president obama is off for the inaugural overseas visit of his second term. eas
and steven cook about president obama's trip to israel. >> if you're going to reach a peace agreement with the israelis, part of their job description of an american mediator is not only to apply honey but to apply vinegar as well. it's part of the job description. but you've got to pick your fights and the reality with obama is that he went after netanyahu on absolutety wrong issue. he demanded a comprehensive freeze, then the president backs down alienating both the israelis and the palestinians and the arabs. >> rose: we conclude with hank greenberg and the a.i.g. story and why he is suing the government on behalf of the stockholders after the government bailed out a.i.g. and paid back the money with interest. >> the fact had to come out what really happened. the so-called accounting scandal turned out toe virally nothing. the corporate governance of the united states changed after enron. boards became more critical of almost anything that everybody was doing but i wanted -- more importantly i wanted the 92,000 people that helped build a.i.g. and all the things they did to make it
obama travels to israel and the west bank this week, they are trying to assess whether a real opportunity exists for the united states to try to revive the long-stalled israeli/palestinian peace process. but among ordinary palestinians, he'll find no expectations that the u.s. can or will do anything to change the situation. >> when obama came to power we hoped he'd have a different policy but israeli pressures have had influence on him. >> he is not welcome here in palestine. what will he do for us? all of them are standing with israel, not with the palestinian people. >> warner: an even bigger hurding: the deep division among palestinians reflected in the ongoing split between hamas and fatah. this wall on the street in gaza is adorned by the smiles of two dead men-- yasser arafat, the fatah founder and first palestinian president who died in 2004-- and hamas spiritual leader sheikh achmed yassin, assassinated by his israel earlier that year. but the long time member of the p.l.o. says the two movements are poles apart. hamas and fatah have a serious split. it's multifacete
washington post" has outlined what this trip means from president obama to israel and it is a pretty daunting list. it is to reaffirm the u.s. commitment to israel, security talks about iran's nuclear weapons program, also israel's red line. discuss the movement of arms into the syrian rebel territory on the lebanon border. are the president and benjamin netanyahu likely to find common ground? as peter points out in such a short period of time? this is just a quick trip. >> there is no doubt, thomas, that they've had a very difficult personal relationship with each other. but the president has consistently supported israel's military goals and objectives and to secure it and he in fact, his first stop is going to be visiting the iron dome antimissile installation when he arrives. insofar as the personal ties between the two men it's been probably part of the reason why the president's standing among the israeli public has been so low. not that netanyahu himself is not at fault for this dysfunctional personal relationship but the israeli people want to see from the president he is truly commit
were crossed? >> barack obama is heading to the middle east i just a few hours. he will depart for his first visit to israel and the occupied palestinian territories as president to the u.s.. it is largely seen as a symbolic trip commodus twa's after benjamin netanyahu's coalition government was installed. symbolic trip coming just two days after benjamin netanyahu's coalition government was installed. >> this is barack obama's first visit here as president. no expense is being spent, and no amount of red, white, and -- no expense is being scared. three years ago, benjamin netanyahu publicly lectured president obama about the realities of middle eastern politics in his own office. the president looked on ashen face. spokesman are said to regard the other with suspicion, and despite recent efforts to dispel that perception, there is still no special chemistry. >> they had issues. i can recall the issues. there was some kind of tension between both sides, but even though they seem to say we must understand, we must remember, but behind personal feelings, there are interests. >> the state
of the wider region. what mr. obama will hear from his israeli counterparts is israel is very jittery. they are preparing for a fallout as syria disintegrates and hezbollah rearms. >> we are getting ready to shoot back and to be much more aggressive or much more decisive in this war in order to make this war and as quick as possible. mereve years ago as a presidential candidate, barack obama net and family rebuilding their home after a rocket attack from gaza. whatever impact he made then has long worn off. >> he says he is like any other color vision but acknowledges he has been a very good friend to israel. and a difficult trip. you are watching "bbc world news america." still to come, pope francis celebrates his first public mass as leader of the catholic church, showing signs of changes to come already. just six months after being shot in the head by the taliban today, a girl returns to school. targeted for campaigning to get girls the same rights and was back inmallalah the classroom in britain. she said she missed her classmates from pakistan. she also said she is looking forwar
: later this week, president obama travels to israel, the west bank and jordan. iran, syria, and reviving the middle east peace process will be high on the agenda. the president faces challenges bridging differences between israelis and palestinians, and fractures within both camps. we'll examine those divisions tonight and tomorrow night. jeffrey brown begins with israel's new government. brown: in jerusalem today, workers literally rolled out the red carpet as part of a final preparations ahead of president obama's trip to the region. at the same time, israel's new coalition government was itself installed. led again by prime minister benjamin netanyahu but including new key players. its formation took weeks of negotiations after netanyahu won re-election in january's parliamentary elections. a victory accompanied by the surprisingly strong second-place finish of yair lapid. today netanyahu had to say about his new government stance on relations with the palestinians. >> with a palestinian partner who is willing to conduct negotiations in good faith, israel will be prepared for historic
. today president obama will leave for his first trip to israel as president. now, the white house is downplaying expectations for any major steps toward the middle east peace process, but of course the president's meetings and appearances have been very carefully orchestrated. he will check out the iron dome air defense missile launcher partially funded by the united states. he'll visit the dead sea scrolls at the israel museum in jerusalem to show he believes in the ancient jewish connection to israel. he'll lay a wreath at a zionist visionary theater tomb as well as slain prime minister's its ak rabin's grave. the president will have several meetings and working dinner with newly re-elected prime minister benjamin netanyahu. of course, no secret that the relationship between these two leaders hasn't always been a warm one. besides discussing peace between israel and palestine what a-- oe of the other major topics is iran's nuclear program. the president encouraged their leaders to move toward peace. >> now is the time for the iranian government to take immediate and meaningful s
from gillette. the best a man can get. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> michael: tonight president obama begins a journey that will put to rest one of the right's biggest criticisms, that he never visited israel during his presidency. the trip kicks off tomorrow in jerusalem when president obama has separate meetings with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and president shimon peres. it will be followed with a return to israel for a teach at the jerusalem international convention center. the back and forth continues on friday to a trip of bethlehem and the west bank for a visit to the church and the nativity. that's the oldest operating christian church in the world. then back to israel to visit the yah vashem holocaust memorial and israel's national cemetery. >> the bonds between the united states and israel are unbreakable, and the commitment of the united states to the security of israel is iron clad. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> michael: we're not sure to make that have video but hopefully our next guest does. with us to break down the ins and outs of the president's trip is janine zacharia.
machines. >>> jerusalem, preparations under way for president obama's visit his first to israel he is scheduled to leave tomorrow. while the signs are out in israel that is not the case in palestinian territory. protestors tore down a billboard with the president's picture. he is expected to meet with israeli and palestinian leaders but not offer a grand peace plan. >>> in canada police arrested four people wanted in a daring daylight escape from a prison outside montreal yesterday. two men hijacked a helicopter and forced the pilot to fly over a prison where they dropped down a rope. two inmates climbed onboard. three suspects were captured and another arrested nearby. >>> incredible stunt captured on camera. why they decided to pull off this stunt very early in the morning. >>> tracking rain at 10:45 p.m. he will pinpoint the exact timeline. >>> san francisco, looking at a high tech way to make it easier to hail a cab. >>> a san francisco based, japanese diplomat was given a one year jail sentence. he attacked his wife with a screw driver once and another time with a laptop. he p
presidential trip to the middle east, rather to israel, the part of the middle east was not by president obama but by president bush. i worked for him at the time. there was a presidential trip in may of 2008, which was to just israel, saudi arabia, for the 60th anniversary of israel funding the 75th anniversary of u.s.-saudi relations. the president with met with the king of jordan, and others. there was a longer trip in january of 2008 when the president went to israel, bahrain, saudi arabia, and egypt as well. it was a long trip, i can tell you you have to bear in mind that every single stop in each country involves a briefing memo. so we talk about the place president obama is and visiting. it's a personal interest here. the fewer stops the fewer memo you have to write which is no small thing. it's very interesting as i was thinking about this to compare the middle east and our role in it then and now. if you go down the major issues it's stark. the clearest difference is iraq. i won't dwell on. iraq in 2008 was one of the main theme of the trip. grow to a place like kuwait, at this time a
was never charged with the crime, though. >>> last-minute preparations for president obama's trip to israel. he leaves healater tonight. he visited israel once while campaigning in 2008. he will spend several days meeting with israeli and palestinian leaders before wrapping up the trip on saturday in jordan. >>> if you thought the canceling of the white house tour due to forced budget cuts was bad, wait until you hear this. the white house may cancel next month's easter egg roll for the very same reason. can you say sacrilege? no more rolling eggs on the white house lawn? the joy of children dashed by the government grinch? the easter bunny, a victim of sequestration? well, nothing is definitely yet, but guests have been warned. politico go this explanation from a white house official. "because we distribute tickets to the easter egg roll far in advance, we alerted all ticket holders that this event is subject to cancelation, due to funding uncertainty, including the possibility of a government shutdown. however, we are currently proceeding as planned with the easter egg roll." republicans
obama is hoping to restart long-stalled peace talks between israel and palestine. mr. obama's departure marks one of the rare times when both the president and the vice president are both traveling out of the country at the same time. >> another major politician, a change on gay marriage. hillary clinton, presidential candidate potentially, she supports the rights of gays and lesbians to marry. according to our latest poll, clinton is not the only american changing her views as the supreme court is consider this issue. good morning. >> good morning, john, diana. you know, gay marriage is legal now in nine states and banned in 31 others. but there is a seismic shift in american's perceptions about gay rights. a shift hillary clinton is reflecting. former secretary of state hillary clinton announced her support for same-sex marriage. >> i support marriage for lesbian and gay couples. i support it personally and as a matter of policy and law. >> reporter: clinton's announcement in line with an abc news/"washington post" poll on the subject showing support for gay marriage at an all-time h
in the murder. >>> president obama leaves tonight on his first trip to israel since taking office. the president will meet with prime minister netanyahu. the relationship between two has been described sometimes strained, frosty, dysfunctional. but the president's going to try to reassure israelis about his efforts to keep iran from developing nuclear weapons. >>> the expectations are, well, let's call them low. stakes, though are high for president obama's trip to the middle east, his first as president. besides israel, also stops in ramallah and also in jordan. >> and of course, a trip is complicated by issues, including iran's nuclear program and of course talking also about the bloodshed in syria, the civil war, not to mention israeli-palestinian conflict. john king is there. >> reporter: the bullets are real. complacency the enemy at the security training kacademy. >> we have enemies motivated on us to do attacks in the cities, settlements, wherever there are jews. we're not waiting for the suicide bomber to come. we want to be prepared. >> reporter: expect the unexpected is what gat, a col
for the next little bit between hillcrest and lone tree. >> it is 4:55. president obama leaves washington for the middle east with stops in israel, the palestinian territories, and jordan. he will try to restart the long stalled israeli palestinian peace initiative. he told israeli television he wants to hear ideas from both israeli and palestinian leaders. before he leaves the president will welcome irish prime minister to the white house today to belated st. patrick's day festivities. >> new york mayor bloomberg is looking at a law to force stores to put cigarettes out of sight. it would make new york the first city in the nation to keep cigarette products off the shelves. he says hiding cigarettes would reduce the temptation to smoke. a store spokesman calls the idea "absurd." surprising medical news of the number of people who will develop dementia as they age. a report says a third of people over the age of 65 have alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia when they die. one in three. the study from the alzheimer's disease association says when it is not the official cause of d
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. >>> tonight president obama is traveling to israel in his first foreign policy trip since winning re-election. tomorrow he'll met with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. topping the agenda, iran's nuclear ambitions. on thursday the president will tour the west bank and meet with mahmoud abbas, president of the palestinian authority. then friday it's on to jordan for meetings with king abdullah before returning back to washington on saturday. we'll be right back. [ engine sputters ] [ dennis ] allstate wants everyone to be protected on the road. whether you're an allstate customer or not. all you have to do is call. [ female announcer ] call and sign up for good hands roadside assistance today. [ dennis ] are you in good hands? >>> welcome back to "hardball." of all the ways the iraq war was sold to the american people under false pretense, one of the most galling was we could win this war on the cheap both in lives and in treasure. a new report from brown university, the cost of war study, proves just how wrong that early promise was. the cost in lives was of course overwhelm
. the situation here in syria is sure to come up tomorrow. president obama makes his first trep to israel since moving into the white house. the president will be just over 300 miles from where these chemical weapons might have been used in syria when he arrives in tel aviv. you can see the proximity here. no main announcements are planned during this visit. mideast leaders obama will immediate with include netanyahu, mahmoud abbas and king abdullah of jordan. >>> so you thought the election season was over. huh-uh. it is primary day in south carolina, folks. i'm talking low country. you see it right there. this state's first congressional district anchored by charleston and what a cast of characters this little race for congress. you have a man known as the former governor of the appalachiap ppa lash shap trail. the son of a certain media mogul, and you've also got the sister of a very famous funny man. and don't to get this, we're talking about south carolina. home of kamikaze style politics. this is an old fashioned street fight why a state where they all intersect. john avalon, piece choini
be pivotal. >> president obama will leave for his first trip to israel as president. >> obviously this is a historic visit for president obama. >> now's the time for the iranian government to take immediate and meaningful steps to reduce tensions. >> taxing more, borrowing more, and spending more is not a path to prosperity. >> republican budget is same baby with a new diaper. >> the republicans are just totally bamboozled. >> we do not have an immediate debt crisis. >> we do have an immediate problem. >> they think they got landslided and they didn't. >> more than half of our members have never dealt with the issue of immigration reform. >>> we start today with all eyes on one of the most volatile regions of the world. as the president prepares to fly to israel just a few short hours from now. and while the president and prime minister netanyahu already have a congested agenda, ranging from the arab spring, to the israeli/palestinian conflict, there was yet another disturbing development today in syria when both the rebels and forces loyal to president assad accused each other of
. and president obama this evening heads overseas far trip to the middle east for a meeting with israel's prime minister on wednesday. meanwhile the front page says workers are saving too little to retire. 57% reported less than $25,000 in total household savings and investments. we'll begin there. and ats, republicans independents call on the lines below. your retirement and savings. or post your comments on facebook.com/c-span and email us at journal@c-span.org. here's "the wall street journal" this morning a front page story about this new report expected to come out today, and it says here workers and customers in the u.s. are bracing for a retirement crisis even as the stock market sits near highs and the economy shows improvement. host: so we're getting your take on this. your retirement andization. tell us if you are and why and if you are not, why not? it's a story in the "usa today" as well this morning confidence in retirement continues to flail about this report, because americans have to cope with many immediate financial concerns retirement is taking a backseat. only 2% of workers
gone to israel, why this is so important. the other thing that aaron said that let me disagree slightly with is barack obama doesn't want to be the first president to let the two-state solution slip away. i'm not sure that the two-state solution makes sense other than in washington policy discussions about the peace process. if you just look at what has been happening in israel, in jerusalem with regard to settlement construction in jerusalem around jerusalem in the west bank the structure of this conflict in which the israelis can't possibly give the palestinians what they require minutenally for peace and vice versa i'm not sure where we see any optimism for coming to an -- >> rose: but people are scared to death of a one-state solution. >> indeed, a lot of people are scared -- >> rose: it's part of the israeli psyche and more. >> it has, indeed. but at the same time the israelis have been prepared to make those moves -- >> rose: the israelis or the prime minister? >> well, i think both. if you look at the way in which israelis have detached themselves from this issue, have abdicated
provider. >> president obama leaves this evening for a three-country visit to the middle east it is his first trip to israel as u.s. president. he will arrive wednesday and meet with israeli president perez in jerusalem and in the afternoon with prime minister netanyahu. thursday president obama will go to the west bank where he will meet with palestinian authority president abbas. he will return to jerusalem for a speech on thursday night and friday the president will visit jordan. he will meet with king abdullah. he has a number of speeches and planned visits along the way. president obama will return to washington on saturday. >>> yesterday, two former middle east advisors to the white house talked about the potential implications of president obama's trip. the speakers were dennis ross, who served under president obama and mining call singh, who advised president george w. bush. this was hosted by the washington institute. it is about 90 minutes. >> good afternoon. good afternoon and welcome to the washington institute. i'm rob satlof, the director of the institute. i'm happy to wel
in 2016. >> president obama leaves tonight on a new mideast mission traveling to israel for high-level meetings with prime minister netanyahu and comes at a critical time. he will try to appeal to their elected officials to allow time for sanctions against iran to work before attempting military action. the president will also visit the west bank and jordan. >>> also in the middle east an american citizen emerging as the alternative to president bashar al assad in syria. he is from texas and elected early this morning as the leader of the opposition and could be the first prime minister if the government of al assad is ever toppled. >>> to a close call for thousands of college students walking around campus with a heavily armed gunman in their midst but police swooped down on the university of central florida before their fellow student could carry out his plot. here's pierre thomas with the latest. >> reporter: hundreds at the university of central florida evacuated as word broke of a gunman on campus. >> the cops had guns and were telling everyone to run. >> we noticed somethin
. >>> the president is getting ready to head to the middle east. this evening president obama will get on "air force one" and fly to israel for his first foreign trip of his second term. the president will meet with members of the new israeli government, palestinian and king of jordan while on the trip. prior to leaving the white house, president obama will meet with the leaders of northern ireland. >> call this one the battle of the tech titans, samsung taking on apple in another venue this morning. reports are the asian tech companies working on a wristwatch that works a lot like a smartphone. if that sounds familiar, you're correct. just last month rumors started flying apple was working on a wristwatch that would perform the same functions as the iphone and ipad. at this point there's no word on how much either of the items would cost. this just the latest venue in which samsung is going directly, head to head, against apple. just last week samsung unveiling galaxy s4 newest competition for iphone. >> normally it doesn't react but galaxy s4 seems to have the cupertino company scared. right after
, and help you find the aarp medicare supplement plan that's right for you. >>> president obama leaves tonight for israel with visits to the west bank and jordan. he has had a relatively poor relationship with israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu. his stock may be rising in israel right now even as it falls with some of the palestinians. cnn's john king is in jerusalem. >> reporter: call to prayer in the palestinian village of masra. muslim worshipers under the watchful gaze of israeli forces because masra is side by side with a jewish settlement in the west bank. skirmishes like this are routine but on this day a new twist. anti-obama chants in both arabic and english prove the thrill is gone in arab communities that four years ago saw hope in the new american president. >> obama not welcome in palestinians. >> this coffee shop is full of young palestinian professionals. >> there are settlements, poor people, there is nothing. and all of us are sure that obama disappointed us. >> reporter: do you hear the united states as an honest broker? >> definitely not. i think they want to
arthur maze area. >> president obama leaves washington for the middle east with stops in israel, the palestinian territories and jordan. he will try and help restart the long stalled israel palestinian peace initiative. he told israel television he wants to hear ideas from both israeli and palestinian leaders before he leaves the president will welcome irish prime minister to the white house today for belated st. patrick's day festivity. >> new york mayor will force stores to put cigarettes out of sight, the first city in the nation to keep the products off the shelfs and says getting cigarettes out of sight reduces temptation to smoke. a spokesman calls this "absurd." >> wanting of diet bars that could be contaminated with salmonella with a recall of protein diet high protein chock hat dream bar which is sold in packages of seven bars with the recall product a "sell by" of august 2015. no illnesses have been reported so far. >> surprising medical news this morning of the number of people would will develop dementia as they age. a new report says a third of people over the age o
francis wanted a simpler ceremony. >> president obama leaves washington for the middle east with stops in israel, the palestinian territories, and jordan. he will try to restart a long stalled israeli and palestinian peace initiative. he told israeli television he wants to hard ideas from both israeli and palestinian leaders. >> just released poll finds support for same-sex marriage is at an all time high and 58 percent of americans say gays and lesbians should be allowed to marry a significant increase from 44 percent only three years ago. the poll finds opposition to same-sex marriage has dropped from 55 percent to 36 percent in the last decade. >> antigay slur made in a famous nightclub in san francisco on sunday is making waves across the several and several performances of the folk singer are shocked. she went on a ramp at yoshi's using an antigay slur. half the audience got up and walked out. the managers at yoshi's pugged the plug. >> hypocrisy of the bible, talking about the rapture is coming and the end of days are here and she said you can re-tweet that and encouraged the aud
and reception this evening down at the white house, and then this evening, president obama leaves for that long flight to israel. his first visit to the middle east. he well be in israel the palestinian area, and jordan and coming back here saturday night. thank for joining us here. peter ogburn and dan henning. >> hey, hey, hey. >> bill: november got that snow yesterday, another big scare. >> perhaps an inch or two. >> bill: got a little rain. >> i did get a little bit of sleet, freezing rain in some areas, but we didn't get any snow on the ground. >> bill: no, no. phil has the phones and siprion bolling on the video cam. and it's so much fun watching the republicans tear each other apart these days. reince priebus the recently reelected chair. why they reelected him? i don't know. anyhow they are stuck with him. he came without his 98-page autopsy yesterday, and one of the things he said is hey you can't blame us for losing. when i took over the party, the party does broke neither one of the credit cards of the party was worth anything. which was a real slap at
grandson as a 911 operator listened. there's a verdict. >>> u.s. embassy in israel. we found this today and we'll share it with you. it's a rather bizarre video ahead of president obama's trip. we'll show it to you, we promise. [ man ] i got this citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. we'll leave that there. you got a weather balloon, with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. go. ♪ keep on going in this direction. take this bridge over here. there it is! [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. [ laughter ] [ male announcer ] earn points with the citi thankyou card and redeem them for just about anything. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> all right. third story "out front." wow, what a day it was in rome. gorgeous day. one of those beautiful, sun lit, no clouds. full of pomp and circumstance for the new pope. the ceremony filled with tradition and pope francis became the 266th leader of the world's 1.2 billion catholics. the inauguration mass in front of a capacity crowd and a lot of world leaders in attendance.
, china's exchange rate controls sigh better spying and president obama leaves tonight for israel. no major policy breakthroughs are expected. this is the president's first visit to the west bank since moving into the white house. i think he was there maybe before becoming president. >>> why don't we take a look at the markets this morning. down day, up day, down day, futures are barely budging. dow futures up by less than 2 points. s&p futures up by less than one point. yesterday, it was the biggest losses. financials led the decline all day long, but in the afternoon selling picked up in energy stocks, materials, consumer discretionaries. if you're watching oil prices this morning, you'll see at least at this point they are down by 16 cents, 93.58. the ten-year notoriety now is yielding 1.942%. let's take a look at the dollar this morning. you'll see it stronger against through at 1 is.2933. the dollar/yen is 95.35. the dollar up across theed board, except weaker against the pound right now. gold price ves barely budged a little weaker, down 2.60. $1,602 an ounce. >> it's now ti
. >>> president obama is preparing for his first presidential trip to israel and he's leaving this evening, expected to talk with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu about middle east peace, syria, iran. it's a pretty thick list. the president is also going to stop in the west bank and jordan. >>> jodi arias has a pretty good memory when it comes to her sex life with her former boyfriend, travis alexander, and pretty graphic detail, in fact. however, she can't remember some very, very important facts, like the number of times that she stabbed him, slashed his throat, shooting him in the face, when it happened, how it happened, exactly. a psychologist for the defense explains why this memory seems, at least seems, conveniently foggy. [ male announcer ] just when you thought you had experienced performance a new ride comes along and changes everything. the powerful gs. get great values on your favorite lexus models during the command performance sales event. this is the pursuit of perfection. from the united states postal service a small jam maker can ship like a big business. just go
time that president obama has visited that country as president. among the discussions for israel's leaders, how to contain iran's growing nuclear program. the president will also visit the west bank and jordan. >> a former army officer arrested and facing 20 years in prison. the justice department says benjamin bishop shared classified nuclear defense information with a young chinese woman living in hawaii on a visa. prosecutors say she does not have security clearance and isn't allowed to see those documents. bishop had been working for a defense contractor as a civilian employee. >>> sad news to report right now. the miami heat have won 23 games in a row. the second longest winning streak in nba history. they kept their streak alive with a victory over the celtics. celtics did not have kevin garnett. this was not a fair fight. still 23 wins is impressive. lebron james and company have a long time to go to break the all-time record held by the lakers, they won 33 straight games. >> really feeling for you. >> soledad o'brien who apparently feels a kinship to the miami heat. >> i
. thank you. president obama leaves in an hour-and-a-half on his second mideast trip as commander-in-chief. it will include his first such visit to israel. chief white house correspondent ed henry is in jerusalem tonight. ed, just judging by the first two stories it seems like we will hear about syria, maybe more about iran over the course of the trip. >> no doubt, bret. front and center, especially after the president gave the interview to tv station to say a year or so before irap developed nuclear weapons to suggest that sanctions can work. you know there is daylight there between he and the israeli government. if you go back to last september, prime minister netanyahu went before-up general saying and famously drew that red line. said he thinks that iran could be on the wink brink of nuclear weapons less than a year. they could get 90% of the way there and take it underground away from the international inspectors and get the nuclear weapons and the world could do nothing to stop it. the president has work to do. poll on the newspaper, where israeli citizens were asked what do
, on another subject, this week president obama will travel to two of our closest allies, israel and jordan. his visit will come at a moment of great importance for each of our governments. i join in conveying a message of congratulations to prime minister netanyahu in having formed a new government, no in restraighting -- restating our determination to prevent iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon and in pledging to work with israel to meet the regional challenge caused by civil strife in syria. the fighting in syria has produced refugee flows of at least one until million people into iraq, turkey, jordan, and lebanon. also of concern to jordan, israel and other allies in the region is the flow of foreign fighters into syria, especially the alnesra front. during his viflt i hope the president makes progress in working with our allies to address these threats that have developed while bashar al-assad remains in power. and to begin the important planning to address the challenges that will come with his fall, such as how best to secure chemical weapon stockpiles. none of these threats or chal
occurrence tonight both president obama and vice president biden will be in the air simultaneously on separate flights. president will be on route to israel and the vice president is returning to andrews air force base from rome. the expected overlap will be approximately an hour and 20 minutes and those are headlines. cheryl, back to you. cheryl: thank you very much. everything from stock and statustatu statues to a signed football are going to be recouped. jeff gives us a preview of the auction at the former p.f.g. offices there in chicago. what an interesting experience, jeff. >> this is the vestiges of p.f.g. maybe you see how big this office was. some people call russell the madoff of the futures industry. they revolutionized the futures industry. they were the first to develop electronic platform at the transition from the open outcry to the electronic futures. i want to show you some things that are up for auction today and perhaps we go into the office as we show you some of those pictures of russell, senior. he's do i go -- doing a 50-year term in terre haute. this is hi
. >>> the calendar says march 19th but it's st. patrick's day in washington. president obama meeting with the irish prime minister earlier today. and this hour, they're attending a house speaker john boehner's annual friend of ireland's luncheon. tonight the president leaves on his first visit to israel since taking off. the trip includes stops in the west bank town of ramallah and the country of jordan. >>> budget battles heating up today on capitol hill. both house and senate likely to vote on the budget proposal. but once again, not surprising, the parties split over taxes, spending cuts, and the deficit. house republicans and democrats from the house are now trying to make their case. >> the republican budget, the same baby with a new dip somewhere there is diaper will have be changed once again. reality is, this budget is very little difference between this budget and the ryan republican budgets of the past. >> you want more tax and spend or you want a future that balances. the question is always why, one or the other. the democrats' tax and spend, you get the same economy that you've had righ
. we are in jerusalem where president obama tomorrow will begin a visit to boost relations with israel, the palestinian authority, and jordan. for the united states, the war in iraq began ten years ago, but for iraqis, it never really ended. it began on a clear night, with military precision, as guided bombs brought shock and awe to baghdad. u.s. troops charged up through the desert, and soon baghdad was falling. iraq's oil money was supposed to pay for the war. it didn't work out that way. from now on, the war set its own agenda, an insurgency erupted that became a religious civil war. sunnis versus shiites, americans now stuck battling to keep the two sides from killing each other, and u.s. forces. iraqis accuse the united states of invading to find weapons of mass destruction that were never there, and destroying a delicate religious balance. the white house stopped claiming all was well in iraq, and thousands more troops surged. the violence dropped, and americans left, nine years, almost 4,500 troops killed, 32,000 wounded, 130,000 iraqi civilians killed. the cost, according to a
. the spokesman says the blast did not happen near any locations where ammunition is stored. >>> president obama leaves tonight on the first overseas trip of his second term. he's heading to the middle east for meetings in israel, the west bank and jordan as well. israel is the first leg of his trip and it's the first time the president is visiting israel since he took office. one of the key topics of the discussion was israeli leaders how to contain iran's growing nuclear program. that trip again starts tonight. soledad? >> all right. well let's take a look now if we can i think we've been watching the pope as he's been doing these individual greetings of many of the the honored guests who have come and the heads of state who have come to, to pay homage to him. we are expecting to see the lead of the u.s. delegation, the vice president joe biden, a catholic, and his first catholic to serve as vice president we're expecting to see him in just a moment, have his opportunity to, to greet the, the pope. >> vice president joe biden, the great american political improviser and pope francis known as a
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